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Manufacturing Technician

Job Title: Manufacturing Technician
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Galway
REF: 84792
Job Published: almost 2 years ago

Job Description

Manufacturing Technician
Our client, a medical device company in Galway are currently looking to recruit a Manufacturing Technician for their site in Galway

Main Duties/Responsibilities:
  • Liaising with production department engineers and other support personnel to identify and solve problems.
  • Responsible for initiating the communication/escalation process for critical downtime events.
  • Carry out planned maintenance routines.
  • Working as part of a reliability team to identify and resolve systematic equipment issues.
  • Participate in cross functional process improvement initiatives.
  • Revising PM Schedules based on historical data, reliability program, and technical knowledge or TPM findings.
  • To offer technical support to the TPM team in all areas.
  • Maintain an internal Best Practice regime and encourage continuous improvements.
  • Presents and implements solutions to process or product related issues.
  • Installation and validation of process equipment and fixtures.
  • Training relevant Production Operators in correct use of process equipment and in product specifications.
  • Performs other related duties and tasks as required.

  • Diploma or Bachelor's Degree in Engineering discipline, or relevant trade qualification.
  • Must have previous tooling experience
  • 5 years? experience in a related field.
  • Excellent analytical skills and the ability to solve moderately complex technical problems.
  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills, with an ability to work in a fast paced environment.
  • PC skills including standard offices packages.
  • PLC programming experience is an advantage.
  • Ability to work well as a team member.
  • Knowledge of various tooling and testing equipment.
  • Experience of automation an advantage.
  • Excellent Problem Solving with a proven track history. Proven Root Cause Analysis determination.
  • Knowledge of Lean tools such as TPM, SMED and 5S. Training in Six Sigma or other related disciplines.
  • Experience in PLC?s, Electrical schematics, pneumatics, and CE Marking.
  • AutoCad or Solid Works would be an advantage.
  • Be able to drive, implement, and perform Planned Maintenance programmes.
  • Medical device experience would also be an advantage.
For further information on this Manufacturing Technician role please contact Aoife O Reilly on 091730022 /
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